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MJDU-ACCBL

Accounting and Business Law

Undergraduate major

Gain insight into legal matters associated with the accounting profession.

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  • Qualification
    Accounting and Business Law Double Major (BCom)
  • Credit
    450
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Select your preferred degree

This course belongs to multiple degrees. Select the single degree or double degree below to see the application deadlines.

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Why study Accounting and Business Law at Curtin?

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Access to leadership programs, specialist facilities and industry placements give you a competitive edge in the job market.

Global education

You’ll have access to a range of international study opportunities.

Outline

Outline

Gain insight into legal matters associated with the accounting profession. Discover the processes by which law is created, changed and applied to business and government. In this double major you’ll consider the impact of the law on various accounting scenarios, and gain skills and understanding in accounting, auditing and taxation. You’ll obtain significant knowledge of torts, property, trusts and trade practices which will prepare you for a specialised accounting career.

This double major sits within the Bachelor of Commerce degree. To apply for this major, you will apply for the Bachelor of Commerce.

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

Career information

Careers

  • Accountant
  • Administrator
  • Auditor
  • Business analyst
  • Compliance officer
  • Contract manager
  • Law clerk
  • Legal administrator
  • Settlement agent
  • Tax agent
  • Tax consultant
  • Treasurer

Industries

  • Accounting
  • Banking and finance
  • Finance and investment
  • Government
  • Human resources
  • Law
  • Media and marketing
  • Property
  • Resources and renewables

What you'll learn

  • Refer to Course Learning Outcomes of the B-COMRCE

Professional recognition

This course is accredited by:

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants 
  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand 
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants 
  • CPA Australia 
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales 
  • Institute of Public Accountants

IMA endorses the Management Accounting curriculum of the course

I chose to study Accounting at Curtin because I think it’s a solid major that will provide me with a stable career. The things I love most about studying at Curtin Business School are the great lecturers, tutors and staff. They’re mentors as well as friends and you can always learn a lot from them.

Declan Chen
Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

Finish your course sooner with credit for your previous study or work experience.

Fees & charges

Please view the Bachelor of Commerce degree for indicative fees.

How to apply

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